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Database of individuals who have died attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Arizona-Sonora Business Resource Guide unveiled

Arizona-Sonora Business Resource Guide unveiled

The Arizona-Sonora Business Resource Guide, which features the manufacturing products and services available in the region, was unveiled at an…

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Woman Screamed at and Harrassed At Border Patrol Checkpoint

Arivaca is a warm and vibrant community on the Arizona side of the U.S./ Mexico border. Unfortunately for residents, it is also a highly milit…

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ACLU demands halt to alleged harassment of checkpoint monitors in Arivaca

ACLU demands halt to alleged harassment of checkpoint monitors in Arivaca

A group of Arivaca residents are not giving up on their efforts to have a Border Patrol checkpoint removed from their community.

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Robust trade is best way to solve immigration issues, border mayors say

More and better trade with Mexico is the key to solving immigration issues, said a group of border mayors Friday during a breakfast at Tucson’…

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Nogales port officers seize 4 tons of pot

Nogales port officers seize 4 tons of pot

A Mexican man was arrested Wednesday at the Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle more than 8,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drug dog sniffs out $4 million in pot at Nogales border

Drug dog sniffs out $4 million in pot at Nogales border

A Mexican man was arrested Wednesday at the Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle more than 8,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States.

April 10, 2014 2:38 pm Photos

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Tucson, Sunnyside districts resolve to help immigrant students succeed

More than a dozen students and representatives from the Tucson and Sunnyside school districts gathered Wednesday at Catalina Magnet High Schoo…

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Port officers in Nogales make 5 meth seizures

Port officers in Nogales make 5 meth seizures

Port officers in Nogales arrested five people trying to smuggle meth across the border during the weekend, authorities said.

April 08, 2014 1:22 pm Photos

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New resource guide connects businesses in Arizona, Sonora

New resource guide connects businesses in Arizona, Sonora

It’s a matter of introductions.

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More children crossing border using dangerous Arizona corridor

More children crossing border using dangerous Arizona corridor

The Southwest border has seen a surge in children and juveniles trying to cross into the United States without their parents — and officials f…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Racial profiling alleged in ACLU claim against Tucson Police Department

The promised string of legal challenges to how law-enforcement agencies are applying Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070, is under way.

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Border wait times could drop with addition of 170 officers

Border wait times could drop with addition of 170 officers

There might be shorter wait lines in the near future as Arizona’s ports of entry get an influx of additional officers.

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Tucson traffic stop of 2 immigrants brings ACLU claim

Tucson traffic stop of 2 immigrants brings ACLU claim

A legal claim filed today says the Tucson Police Department acted improperly in a traffic stop last fall that drew dozens of protestors.

April 04, 2014 12:05 pm Photos

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Deportees seek 'humanitarian parole'

Deportees seek 'humanitarian parole'

Two men are in custody after turning themselves in at the port of entry in Nogales, asking the government to grant them humanitarian parole an…

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Federal officers seize $424,000 in drugs at Nogales port

Federal officers seize $424,000 in drugs at Nogales port

Federal officers seized $424,000 in drugs in three separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry.

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Cardinal, bishops say Mass at Nogales border fence, urge changes in immigration law

Cardinal, bishops say Mass at Nogales border fence, urge changes in immigration law

NOGALES, Ariz. — Typically when a priest gives his sermon, he stands at the pulpit before his congregation, with a depiction of Jesus on the c…

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Tucson teen says he was shot by Mexican soldiers

Tucson teen says he was shot by Mexican soldiers

José Javier Rodrigues Amaya is recovering in Tucson from two gunshot wounds he received while visiting his parents in the border town of Sasab…

April 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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5 arrested, 45 lbs. of drugs seized at Nogales border crossings

5 arrested, 45 lbs. of drugs seized at Nogales border crossings

Five people were arrested in connection with trying to smuggle drugs across the border in Nogales during the weekend.

April 01, 2014 1:55 pm Photos

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Cardinal from Boston celebrates Mass at Nogales border for migrants

Cardinal from Boston celebrates Mass at Nogales border for migrants

Hundreds gathered along the border fence in Nogales, Arizona this morning for a mass in remembrance of those who have died trying to cross the border.

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Law & order briefs

Law & order briefs

Homicide victim ID’d, roommate arrested

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Nogales port officers seized 42 pounds of heroin, 5 lbs. of cocaine

Nogales port officers seized 42 pounds of heroin, 5 lbs. of cocaine

Officers at Nogales ports of entry seized more than 42 pounds of heroin and 5 pounds of cocaine in two separate incidents on Wednesday.

March 27, 2014 5:02 pm Photos

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Teen smuggler hid meth in her crotch at Nogales border

Teen smuggler hid meth in her crotch at Nogales border

A 17-year-old drug smuggler was busted Tuesday when she tried to cross into Arizona with a load in her undies.

March 26, 2014 3:55 pm Photos

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Lines to enter U.S., higher sales follow border tax hike

Lines to enter U.S., higher sales follow border tax hike

NOGALES, Sonora — Abuelitas hold crying children and chicle vendors make the rounds while a man serenades the gathered crowd with his guitar.

March 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lukeville crossing unsettlingly close to killing of 7 in Sonora

HERMOSILLO, Mexico — The shooting deaths of seven men near the Mexico-Arizona border dramatize what appears to be an escalating use of the onc…

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Heroin-stuffed undies get woman busted at Nogales border

Heroin-stuffed undies get woman busted at Nogales border

Border officers in Nogales say a woman was arrested this week when five pounds of heroin was found stuffed in her underwear.

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